Scientific Production

Scientific Production


The list below contains the scientific production of the French Institute of Pondicherry from 2009 onwards. It includes books, edited books, CD-ROMs, maps, book chapters, articles, published conference papers, theses, reports, working papers, awards and other miscellaneous publications.

For publications brought out under the imprint of the IFP and available for sale, please visit the Bookstore page. For the IFP’s scientific production deposited in the HAL-SHS open archive see the IFP's HAL-SHS page.


Peer-reviewed journal articles

ROY P.D., RIVERO-NAVARETTE A., SÁNCHEZ-ZAVALA J.-L., BERAMENDI-OROSCO L.E., MUTHUSANKAR G. and LOZANO-SANTACRUZ R., 2016. Atlantic Ocean modulated hydroclimate of the subtropical northeastern Mexico since the last glacial maximum and comparison with the southern US, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 434 : 141-150, DOI : 10.1016/j.epsl.2015.11.048. [Publisher link]
SENTHIL BABU D., 2016. The Vernacularization of Labour Politics, Agrarian South: Journal of Political Economy, 5 (2) .
TEIL G., 2016. Book Review of Itçaina (Xabier), Roger (Antoine), Smith (Andy) – Varietals of Capitalism. A Political Economy of the Changing Wine Industry. – Ithaca, Cornell University Press, 2016, Revue française de science politique, 66 (3) : 623-625.
TYMEN B., RÉJOU-MÉCHAIN M. and [et al.], 2016. Evidence for arrested succession in a liana-infested Amazonian forest, Journal of Ecology, 104 (1) : 149-159, DOI : 10.1111/1365-2745.12504. [Publisher link]
ULLOA J.S., GASC A., GAUCHER P., AUBIN T., RÉJOU-MÉCHAIN M. and SUEUR J., 2016. Screening large audio datasets to determine the time and space distribution of Screaming Piha birds in a tropical forest, Ecological Informatics, 31 : 91-99, DOI : 10.1016/j.ecoinf.2015.11.012. [Publisher link]
VATTAKAVEN T., GEORGE R.M., BALASUBRAMANIAN D., RÉJOU-MÉCHAIN M., MUTHUSANKAR G., RAMESH B.R. and PRABHAKAR R., 2016. India Biodiversity Portal: An integrated, interactive and participatory biodiversity informatics platform, Biodiversity Data Journal, 4 : e10279, DOI : 10.3897/BDJ.4.e10279. [Publisher link]
VINOTH M., 2016. Vyākaraṇadṛiśtyā Kālavicāraḥ, Jahnavi Sanskrit E-Journal, 7 .
WAGNER F.H., [et al.] and PÉLISSIER R., 2016. Climate seasonality limits leaf carbon assimilation and wood productivity in tropical forests, Biogeosciences, 13 : 2537–2562, DOI : 10.5194/bg-13-2537-2016. [Publisher link]
ZORONDO-RODRIGUEZ F., GRAU-SATORRAS M., KALLA J., DEMPS K., GOMEZ-BAGGETHUN E., GARCIA C. and REYES-GARCIA V., 2016. Contribution of Natural and Economic Capital to Subjective Well-Being: Empirical Evidence from a Small-Scale Society in Kodagu (Karnataka), India, Social Indicators Research, 127 (2) : 919-937, DOI : 10.1007/s11205-015-0975-9. [Publisher link]

Conference papers (published)

ASWATHY S. and SARAVANAN G., 2016. Authorship and collaboration pattern in Green Technology literature from India as reflected in Web of Science from 2000 to 2012, In: Ravichandran P., [et al.] (ed), Proceedings of the International Conference on Re-Engineering of Library Resources and Services: Challenges and Opportunities 5th & 6th February 2016, Annamalai University, Annamalainagar, p. 224-227, ISBN: 978-81-908804-9-7.
LASSAUBE G., 2016. Is Hydrogeology a subordinate science?, In: Dasgupta S., [et al.] (ed), Proceedings of a conference Water Regimes Questioned from the ‘Global South’: Agents, Practices and Knowledge. held at the Centre for Policy Research, New Delhi, India January 15-17, 2016, p. 39, DOI : 10.13140/RG.2.1.5025.1121. [Publisher link]
MUTHUSANKAR G. and LAKSHUMANAN C., 2016. Coastal Aquifer Vulnerability Assessment for the Cauvery Delta Region, Southeast Coast of India, In: Srinivasamoorty S., Senthilnathan D., Kusuma KN. (ed), National Level Workshop on Multiphase Approaches on Assessment and Sustainable Management of Stressed Coastal Aquifers (MAPCOAST-2016) 18th - 22nd May 2016 [CD-ROM] Puducherry organized by Department of Earth Sciences, Pondicherry University , p. 205-217.
PRASAD S., NAVYA R. and ANUPAMA K., 2016. Microscopic Interpretation of Pollen Grains- Preparations and Acetolysis. Advances in Microscopy, Histochemisty and Plant Microtechniques, Proceedings and Lab Manual, Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli, India, p. 103-107.
RAVICHANDRAN P. and NARENTHIRAN R., 2016. French Institute of Pondicherry (FIP) Manuscripts Library Resources: Challenges and opportunities, In: Ravichandran P., [et al.] (ed), Proceedings of the International Conference on Re-Engineering of Library Resources and Services: Challenges and Opportunities 5th & 6th February 2016, Annamalai University, Annamalainagar, p. 157-159, ISBN: 978-81-908804-9-7.
RICHARD-FERROUDJI A., 2016. A literature review on water professionals, Water Regimes Questioned from the ‘Global South’: Agents, Practices and Knowledge. Proceedings of a conference held from January 15-17, 2016 at the Centre for Policy Research, New Delhi, Centre for Policy Research, New Delh, 65 p., 10.13140/RG.2.1.5025.1121.
ROY P.D., QUIROZ-JIMENEZ J.D., SÁNCHEZ-ZAVALA J.-L., MUTHUSANKAR G., LOZANO-SANTACRUZ R. and LOPEZ-BALBIAUX N., 2016. Hydroclimate of subtropical Mexico since the last glacial maximum and evaluation of some Pacific and Atlantic forcings., Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. Vol. 48, No. 7 [Abstracts of the Geological Society of America (GSA) Annual Meeting, Denver, Colorado, USA - 2016], doi : 10.1130/abs/2016AM-279079. [Publisher link]
VINOTH M., 2016. Bibliotherapy according to Vedic texts and Sanskrit Literature, Proceedings of the National Conference on Bibliotherapy and Webotherapy organized by the Central Library of SCSVMV University held at Kanchipuram on 11th June 2016., p. 115, ISBN: 978-93-5267-025-8.

Theses / Dissertations / Habilitation

ARUN KUMAR, 2016. Pollen morphological and ecological studies of select plant families (Poaceae, Amaranthaceae and Acanthaceae) as analogues of past vegetation of Southern India [Masters Dissertation], Mangalore University, Co-supervision: K. Anupama.
BALASUBRAMANIAN D., 2016. Democratic practices in technology and developing societies, Department of Anthropology, University of Madras, Ph D : Chennai, 171 p., S. Sumathi, guide.
DA SILVA MACHADO E., 2016. Utilisation des phytolithes pour la reconstitution de la végétation et du climat au sud de l’Inde durant l’Holocène. Rapport de stage pour l'obtention de la 1ère année de Master, Université Francois-Rabelais, Tours, Maître de stage: Anupama K..
DINH S., 2016. Des rizières aux plots : conversion foncière et stratégies des acteurs locaux en Inde du Sud [Mémoire de M2, Aménagement et urbanisme], Université Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne, 132 p..
DUVEAU S., 2016. Ethnographie des pratiques rituelles dans le bois sacré de Malethirike [Pré-mémoire Master Recherche Comparative sur le développement], EHESS, 29p..
PUNEETHA K., 2016. Pollen morphological and ecological studies of select plant families (Poaceae, Cyperaceae, Myrtaceae and Asteraceae) as analogues of past vegetation of Southern India [Masters Dissertation], Mangalore University, Co-supervision: K. Anupama.
SARAVANAN G., 2016. Bibliometric Dimensions of Ecological Journals during 2003-2012: a study, PhD thesis : Department of Library & Information Science, Karpagam University, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, Advisor: N. Krishnaswamy.
SINOU M., 2016. Emergence Patrimoniale en Inde du Sud. Mise en tourisme et mise en valeur d'un ensemble de villages. Le cas du Chettinad [Mémoire de fin d'études, M2. Spécialité Expertise internationale, parcours Villes des suds], Ecole d'Urbanisme de Paris, 123 p..
TEIL G., 2016. Conversations perceptives - Sociologie des modalités de l'expérience, EHESS, Paris, 151 p., Essai écrit en vue de l'obtention de l'Habilitation à diriger des recherches sous la direction de N. Dodier.
TEIL G., 2016. Le goût et la qualité - Un travail sur la présence des objets dans les collectifs humains, EHESS, Paris, 121 p., Essai écrit en vue de l'obtention de l'Habilitation à diriger des recherches sous la direction de N. Dodier..


ANUPAMA K., PRASAD S. and SINGH P., 2016. Pollen Analyses of Quaternary Sediments: Reconstructing Vegetation and Environment History in the Cauvery Floodplain [DST No: SR/S4/ES-21/Cauvery/P-11], Project Completion Report submitted to the DST [Directorate of Science and Technology]. Project Participants: A. Stephen (IFP) & P.P. Mohapatra (PU); Assistance – G. Orukaimani & S. Aravajy.
MARBLE Y., 2016. Agrarian Diagnosis. Vinukonda Mandal, AP, 116 p., This report was carried out in the framework of the author's PhD and was part of the ECLIPSE project..
TEIL G., 2016. Le vin, la vigne et le changement climatique : perception et adaptation des vignerons au changement. Rapport N°2 pour le programme Laccave, 122 p..

Awards and Honours

GANESAN T., 2016. Awarded the title of Visvaradhya Visvabharati by the Jangamavadi Mutt, Varanasi,in recognition of his research activities and publications in the domains of Saivism, Saiva Agama-s and Saivasiddhanta .
TATACHARYA N.S.R., 2016. Awarded the Padma Bhushan by the Government of India for the year 2016 for his outstanding contribution to Sanskrit language and literature .

Book chapters

MARIUS K., 2015-2016. Notice Inde, In: Bost F. et al. (ed), Images économiques du monde : Géoéconomie-géopolitique 2016 et 2017, Armand Colin, Paris.


LANDY F. and VARREL A., 2015. L'Inde : du développement à l'émergence, Armand Colin, Paris, 288 p., ISBN: 978-2200600020. [Publisher link]
SIELER R., 2015. Lethal spots, vital secrets: medicine and martial arts in South India, Oxford University Press, New York, 306 p., ISBN: 978-0-19-024386-9 (pbk).
TATACHARYA N.S.R. and LAKSHMINARASIMHAM S., 2015. Bhāṭṭatantrarahasyam. The Bhāṭṭatantrarahasya of Khaṇḍadeva with the Sāraprakāśikā commentary by N. S. Ramanuja Tatacharya, Regards sur l'Asie du Sud / South Asian Perspectives n˚ 4, Institut Français de Pondichéry, xxi, 664 p, ISBN: 978-81-8470-204-0, Associate editor: S.Lakshminarasimham. [Publisher link]
TATACHARYA N.S.R., 2015. Śrīpāṣya cintāmaṇi [Tamil Translation], Sri R. Achutharaman, Bangalore, xii, 623 p..

Edited books

ARPIN I., BOULEAU G., CANDAU J. and RICHARD-FERROUDJI A. (ed.), 2015. Activités professionnelles à l’épreuve de l’environnement, Collection Le travail en débats, Octarès, Toulouse, 222 p., ISBN: 9782366300390. [Publisher link]
ELAVAZHAGAN K., PANNEERSELVAM P., [et al.], Associate editors, MAHALAKSHMI K., GOPALAKRISHNAN S. and SARAVANAN G. (ed.), 2015. Proceedings of the National Conference on Advancement in Library and Information Science & Technology : Challenges and Opportunities (SALIS 2015), 10th & 11th July, 2015, B.S. Abdur Rahman University & Soceity for the Advancement of Library and Information Science (SALIS), Chennai, ix, 613 p., ISBN: 978-93-85469-00-8.
GANESAN T. (ed.), 2015. Pauṣkarāgamaḥ jñānapaādaḥ. Part 1, Prakashika; 16, National Mission for Manuscripts / New Bharatiya Book Corporation, New Delhi, lviii, 163 p., ISBN: 978-93-80829-02-9.
GUÉRIN I., LABIE M. and SERVET J.-M. (ed.), 2015. The crises of microcredit, Zed Books, London, xi, 207 p., ISBN: 978-1-78360-374-9. [Publisher link]
MONOT A., MARIUS K., PARIS F. and SOULANCÉ D. (ed.), 2015. L'Union indienne, Collection CAPES - AGREGATION, Editions Bréal, Paris, 272 pp., ISBN: 978-2-7495-3443-5. [Publisher link]
RAMAKRISHNAMACHARYULU K.V. (ed.), 2015. The Vaiyākaraṇasiddhāntabhūṣaṇa of Kauṇḍabhaṭṭa with the Nirañjanī commentary by Ramyatna Shukla and Prakāśa explanatory notes by K.V. Ramakrishnamacharyulu. Part I, Regards sur l'Asie du Sud / South Asian Perspectives n˚ 6; Shree Somnath Sanskrit University Shastragrantha series n˚ 2, Institut Français de Pondichéry / Shree Somnath Sanskrit University, Pondichéry, xl, 592 p, ISBN: 978-81-8470-204-0. [Publisher link]
SANDEEP S., SIVARAM M., GAMARRA J.G.P. and RÉJOU-MÉCHAIN M. (ed.), 2015. Proceedings of the regional training on data analysis for tree volume, biomass and carbon stock assessment, 10-13 November 2014. KFRI , Peechi, India. UN-REDD Programme MRV report 20, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Rome, Italy, 19 p..
SUBBARAYALU Y. (ed.), 2015. South Indian Inscriptions. Vol. XXXIV. (Inscriptions collected during the year 1914), Archaeological Survey of India, New Delhi, xxxiii, 416 p..

Book chapters

DELOCHE J., 2015. Old Pondicherry (1673-1824) : Revisited, In: Sharma Y., Malekandathil P. (ed), Cities in Medieval India, Primus Books, Delhi, p. 647-658, ISBN: 978-93-80607-99-3. [Publisher link]
DURRIEU S., VEGA C. and [et al.], 2015. Optical remote sensing of tree and stand heights, In: Prasad S.T. (ed), Remote Sensing Handbook, Vol II, Land Resources Monitoring, Modeling, and Mapping with Remote Sensing., Chapter 17:, Taylor & Francis, Boca Raton, Fla, p. 449-485, ISBN: 978-1-4822-1795-7. [Publisher link]
GANESAN T., 2015. Principal emotions contributing to the supreme love of Śiva : a study of early Śaiva hymnal corpus, In: Bilimoria P., Wenta A. (ed), Emotions in Indian thought-systems, Routledge, New Delhi, p. 137-155, ISBN: 978-1-138-85935-7. [Publisher link]
GUÉRIN I., ROESCH M., VENKATASUBRAMANIAN G. and SANGARE M., 2015. Microfinance and the dynamics of financial vulnerability, In: Nair T. (ed), Microfinance in India. Approaches, Outcomes, Challenges, Routledge, New Delhi, pp. 114-141.
GUÉRIN I. and FOUILLET C., 2015. La microfinance en Inde: trajectoire et limites, In: Cadène P., Dumortier B. (ed), L’Inde : une géographie, Armand Colin, Paris, pp. 319-330.